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Prevent, Promote & Protect

The mission of the Needham Public Health Division since 1877 has been to prevent
and control the spread of disease, to address environmental issues, to promote
healthy lifestyles, and protect the public health and social well-being of all citizens,
especially the most vulnerable.

Flu Clinic Information
At this time, flu vaccine not available. Please
check back at a later date or call the Health 
Division with questions. 781-455-7940 x217

Public Service Announcement below regarding the Tobacco 
Regulation in Needham:

At a public meeting on January 11, 2019, the Needham
Board of Health voted to revise Article 1,
Regulation Affecting Smoking and the Sale and Distribution
of Tobacco Products in Needham.  This vote will eliminate the 
sales of mint or menthol products in convenience stores.
See new regulation here. Comments will be accepted until
noon on Thursday, December 13, 2018.Comments can be sent to  or mailed to Needham
Public Health Division, 178 Rosemary Street, Needham, MA 02494.

See public comments from December 12 and December 14, 2018
public  hearing here.

The Needham Board of Health adopted a policy statement 
on Accessory Dwelling Units. See policy statement here.

View a public service announcement regarding the 

Public Health Division's new Waste Hauler Regulations

Dumpster Maintenance Requirements

During the hot and humid summer weather, keeping up with dumpster
requirements is more important than ever! Overfilled dumpsters with
open covers and odors are common summertime public health nuisance

Please take a moment to review with your staff the following reminders
to keep your dumpster clean and maintained:

Click here to view the All Dumpster Maintenance Requirements
Stop Addiction

For information, support and resources for Opioid Addiction, please visit:

Learn2cope and MA General ARMS (Addiction Recovery
Management Service) have additional information
on support groups, resources and other links:

MA General ARMS:         

Draft Concussion Regulation:

Extreme Cold Weather Preparedness Tips

Preventing West Nile Virus and Other Mosquito Borne Illness

For more information, contact Norfolk County Mosquito Control

Important Links
Timothy McDonald
Director of Public Health

Inquiry To Health Dept.

Rosemary Recreation Complex
178 Rosemary Street
Needham, MA  02494

P: 781-455-7940

Traveling Meals ext. 219
Environmental Health ext. 220
Public Health Nursing ext. 217
Substance Use Prevention ext. 215

F: 781-455-7922

Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 5:00PM